Friday, July 15, 2011

Miracle from the womb

Can you imagine what it must have been like for Sarah and Abraham to become parents while in their 90's?
I am nearly 50, and news of such sort would knock me off my rocker.

You know the story, both were in their 90's, God told Abraham that he would be the father of many nations, and that his wife, Sarah would be the mother of the child. When Sarah heard this, she laughed. (If that was me, I would laugh and cry at the same time!) But the result of God's promise to Abraham was a child named Isaac.

"By faith Abraham, even though he was past age—and Sarah herself was barren—was enabled to become a father because he considered him faithful who had made the promise. And so from this one man, and he as good as dead, came descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as countless as the sand on the seashore." Hebrews 11:11-12

If you have ever uttered the words. "I don't know how You are going to do it", then you have experienced faith. It was not Abraham or Sarah's "problem" to know the "how", it was God's. All Abraham and Sarah had to do was believe and trust.

No doubt, God performed a miracle in Sarah's womb. Even though I was much younger than Sarah, God also gave me a miracle in my womb over 26 years ago. After having my first son, I experienced some medical issues that down the road resulted in the doctor informing me that I would not be able to have more children. One of the options that the physician gave me was to go on fertilization drugs to see if that would rectify the problem. After months of analyzing the pros and con's, my husband and I decided to explore this option.

During the next couple months, I had a few appointments, at which time, the doctor would always start my visit off with running a pregnancy test. To my disappointment, the test results would always be negative. Finally, we came to the day that the fertilization drugs would begin. Prior to administering the drugs, my doctor ran one final pregnancy test.

 Negative. Again.

I will never forget the look on my doctors face after he had given me my exam. He scooted his chair back and with a perplexed look on his face, said to me, "You DO want more children, right?"

Alittle concerned of what his perplexity was about, I asked him what was wrong? He informed me that he didn't know how it was possible but I WAS pregnant. He didn't know how the pregnancy tests came back negative, because I wasn't alittle pregnant, I was alot pregnant...4 months pregnant to be exact!

"This is medically impossible." - He said to me and then he congratulated me.

5 months later a beautiful baby boy was born. Our miracle baby. Today, our miracle (Jeremy Paul) celebrates his 26th birthday. I went on to have 2 more babies after him. Every baby is a miracle, but when I say Jeremy is my "miracle baby", he truly is.

I don't know if you are in need of a miracle today, but if you are, here is the living proof that God is still in the miracle business!

(My miracle baby...all grown up!)

If He can do it for Sarah and for me, He can most definitely do it for you. I have several friends that yearn to have a baby, but have not received their miracle yet. To them and to you, I say "hang on, your miracle could be just around the corner."

Be faithful and know that what seems impossible to man is totally, completely and absolutely possible with God!



Beth in NC said...

That is such a wonderful encouraging story! Praise God for you miracle and the miracles that followed!

I mentioned Abraham and Sarah on my post today too.

Bless you!

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Anonymous said...

Praise God. Great story. Great blessings from God..